On Saturday the traditional declaration cricket match, between St Andrew’s College and Grey High School 1st XI sides, on Lower Field was adjusted to a 50 over match due to the delayed start from a morning drizzle. The match started at 10am and Grey High School elected to bat first. Grey were well poised on 39/1 with inform batsman Nicholas Keevy and Luke Beaufort at the crease. The St Andrew’s bowlers led by Miles Danckwerts and Liyama Dotwana stayed patient outside off stump and encouraged some strokes towards the cover region. St Andrew’s College held onto their catches and Grey never recovered from 39/4. The ball went to hand and Guy Rushmere was accurate at the end of the innings, St Andrew’s College bowling Grey out for 88.
The St Andrew’s College batsman showed discipline outside off stump and James Mullins played a fluent knock of 63 not out seeing St Andrew’s College home with a win by 9 wickets.
1st XI vs Grey High School (50 overs)
Grey High School 88 all out (Miles Danckwerts 3/20, Guy Rushmere 3/8, Liyama Dotwana 3/37)
St Andrew’s College 89/1 (James Mullins 63 not out)
St Andrew’s College won by 9 wickets